Historical Events In 1968
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jun 04 Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, who was immediately arrested. Kennedy had just claimed victory in California's Democratic presidential primary. 68
Jun 05 Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day in the year 1968.
Jun 05 In the year 1968 uS Senator Robert Kennedy shot and killed in Los Angeles
Jun 06 On this day in history franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies
Jun 06 On this day in history senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles.
Jun 07 Dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60 on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1968 sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination
Jun 08 Gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power" in the year 1968.
Jun 08 On this day in history james Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport.
Jun 08 In the year 1968 new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted
Jun 08 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in the year 1968.
Jun 10 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1968.
Jun 12 In the year 1968 fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76
Jun 14 On this day in history karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51
Jun 15 John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral in the year 1968.
Jun 15 On this day in history samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88
Jun 18 In the year 1968 supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing
Jun 19 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign in the year 1968.
Jun 20 In the year 1968 jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds
Jun 21 In the year 1968 ruth St Denis, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses), dies at 91
Jun 21 In the year 1968 supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns
Jun 24 In the year 1968 canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner
Jun 24 Deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title
Jun 24 On this day in history resurrection City closed
Jun 25 Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43 in the year 1968.
Jun 26 On this day in history iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US
Jun 27 Ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague in the year 1968.
Jun 27 Norman Norton, cricketer (dismissed Hobbs in only Test for S Af), dies in the year 1968.
Jun 28 Daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers on this day in history.
Jun 29 Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections on this day in history.
Jun 30 In the year 1968 john Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73